§ 51. Mr. THOMAS COOK
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the amount received in Beer Duty during the latest convenient 12 months, and the amount received during the 12 months previous to the imposition of the increased tax?
The amounts of Beer Duty (Customs and Excise) received during the 12 months ended 31st December, 1932, and the 12 months ended 31st August, 1931, were as follow:
£ 12 months ended 31st August, 1931 73,864,000 12 months ended 31st December, 1932 76,250,000
Can the right hon. Gentleman say whether the brewery profits still allow dividends of from 5 to 50 per cent.?